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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on January - 08.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on January - 08.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on January - 08.  

1735  On January - 08 birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On January - 08 birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

1779  On January - 08 birth of john White, composer  

1786  On this day in history birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on January - 08.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on this day in history.  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on January - 08.  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on this day in history.  

1814  On January - 08 birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  On this day in history birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  On January - 08 marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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